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She is not a political pawn in the partisan battle. She is a mother of two young children, a wife, a friend, a working and breathing part of what remains the integral but fading fabric of traditional American entrepreneurship.
And she is a victim for believing in an ideology which on the surface seems honorable and sincere, but when its layers are stripped to its core, is a heartless attempt to keep people from healthcare that everyone needs.
September 29, 2013
Sunday, June 23, marks 100 days until the first day that people will be able to enroll in an affordable health insurance plan through the new insurance marketplaces in every state. On October 1, American families will be able to sign up for new health insurance options with coverage that will begin on January 1, 2014.
June 22, 2013
What’s basic in health care is an issue of heated debate. Individuals and groups as diverse as cancer advocates, children’s hospitals, parents of disabled children, physical therapists, dentists, and optometrists have been waiting for final clarification from HHS.
February 22, 2013
Harold Pollack talks with Jonathan Cohn, Senior Editor of The New Republic about the “wild ride” ahead for the Affordable Care Act, now that it’s survived a fierce Congressional battle, a Supreme Court challenge and the recent Presidential election.
February 15, 2013
Last week, President Obama signaled that he is ‘open to making modest adjustments to programs like Medicare.’ Should seniors brace for bad news? No. There are many ways to cut Medicare spending without drawing blood. It’s a matter of using a scalpel, not an axe, to trim the fat.
January 25, 2013
Harold Pollack talks with blogger Aaron Carroll about how he became a policy wonk, about his favorite health policy charts and the road ahead for health reform.
January 11, 2013
The governors and the president needs the other. Each side has a (possibly perverse) stake in the other’s success. Each would also be wise to make some concession, if for no other reason than to provide their counterpart with a dignified path to compromise during the second Obama term.
December 3, 2012